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SEWALLS FALLS ROAD over MERRIMACK RIVER

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Coordinates:
+43.27101, -71.56472
43°16'16" N, 71°33'53" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SEWALLS FALLS ROAD over MERRIMACK RIVER
Structure number:005200700011700
Location:0.3 MI JCT RTE 132
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:145.3 ft. [44.3 m]
Total length:407.2 ft. [124.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.4 ft. [12.3 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:2016
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,900 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:92.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,142,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent390092.0
November 2016GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent390086.9
September 2015PoorSeriousCriticalSerious39000.0
January 2015PoorSeriousCriticalSerious39000.0
December 2013PoorSeriousCriticalSerious43000.0
December 2012PoorPoorCriticalSerious43000.0
October 2011PoorPoorCriticalSerious43000.0
October 2010PoorPoorCriticalSerious39000.0
October 2009PoorPoorCriticalSerious31000.0
May 2008PoorPoorCriticalSerious31000.0
October 2007PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory25000.0
December 2006PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory25000.0
February 2005PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory29000.0
August 2003PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory29000.0
December 2002PoorPoorPoorFair29000.0
October 2001PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory29000.0
February 2000PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory29000.0
December 1998PoorFairSeriousSatisfactory29002.0
October 1997PoorFairSeriousSatisfactory29002.0
December 1996PoorFairSeriousSatisfactory29002.0
October 1995PoorFairPoorSatisfactory290021.4
April 1995PoorFairPoorSatisfactory290021.4
May 1993FairFairFairSatisfactory290039.2
December 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory200039.8
October 1991FairFairFairSatisfactory210041.9